It’s that time of year again. The stage is being built in Winston Wells ball field and young ladies are spending hours memorizing their dance routines for the big night.
Three young ladies from both Rock City and Love City will vie for the title of St. John Festival Princess on Sunday evening, June 21, at the Winston Wells ball park at 6 p.m.
Contestant number one Akwesha Braithwaite is excited to wear all the pretty dresses and strut her stuff in front of the crowd.
Mekayla Smith, a Wesleyan Academy second grader from St. Thomas, is contestant number two. Smith is looking forward to dancing, especially to her favorite artists Beyonce and T.I. Smith is also excited to win some prizes if she is crowned St. John Festival Princess.
Julius E. Sprauve School third grader Daniela Joseph, couldn’t name only one thing she’s looking forward to, because she’s excited about everything.
“I am looking forward to the music and the dancing and just everything,” said Joseph. “I wanted to run because I want the crown.”
The ladies have an able escort in crowned St. John Festival Prince Davon Alfred, a 10-year-old fourth grader at JESS.
“I’m not afraid to take the stage in front of the crowd,” said Alfred. “It’s going to be a fun night.”
Don’t miss the annual St. John Festival Princess Selection Pageant on Sunday evening, June 21, at 6 p.m. For more information call Migdalia Feliciano at 344-6142.